A sleeping dog will always tell the truth, even when authorised or encouraged to do otherwise. In 1961, Soviet scientists claimed to have trained a sleeping dog to lie, but it was discovered that it was really a dingo that had misrepresented itself during the screening process. âˆž
I lifted the above citation from Anne Mathewson at Ample Sanity. She posted a grab bag of linkage this morning that reminded me what a web log is about. (What’s that they say about plagiarism being the most sincere form of flattery?) Anne had eye surgery today. I’m wishing her the best, and I’m in her blog, stealing her found sentencez.